CalendarPast Events

  • Textile with realistic renderings and line drawings of hands reaching out.
    Jul 10 2019 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

    JUL 10 Gallery Talk: More is More: Multiples

    No Reservations Required. NMWA Exhibition Coordinator Hannah Shambroom leads this 30-minute thematic gallery talk.
  • 2018 ABC Institute participant painting a colorful, abstract design on her flag cook cover.
    Jul 08 2019 to Jul 12 2019 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

    2019 ABC Teacher Institute

    Reservations Required. Participate in the 2019 ABC Teacher Institute, an intensive professional development opportunity.
  • Sculpture made of an open cardboard box with a photograph of a nude woman crouched in a box placed on top of the box opening.
    Jul 07 2019 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    Tour: Fierce Women 2.0

    No Reservations Required, but space is limited. Attend a free drop-in tour celebrating the “fierce women” who blazed trails as artists, activists, and innovators.
  • White objects appear to be falling against a turquoise background with event information text on top.
    Jul 07 2019 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

    DC Art Book Fair

    No Reservations Required. Join us for the third annual DC Art Book Fair featuring the independently published works of more than 40 artists.
  • Three visitors—a young boy, a kneeling adult, and a standing adult—look at a painting on a gallery wall.
    Jul 07 2019 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

    Free Community Day: July

    No Reservations Required. The first Sunday of the month is Community Day at NMWA—enjoy free admission to the museum all day!
  • Detail of cedar and graphite sculpture by Ursula von Rydingsvard
    Jul 03 2019 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

    JUL 03 Gallery Talk: Ursula von Rydingsvard

    No Reservations Required. NMWA Associate Educator Ashley W. Harris leads this 30-minute thematic gallery talk.
  • Two characters from the Black Panther film march forward into battle.
    Jun 30 2019 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

    FRESH TALK: Accessory to Action—Adorning Wakanda

    SOLD OUT. Join us for a conversation about the aesthetics of gender equity with “Black Panther” jewelry designer Douriean Fletcher.
  • Landscape painting with flock of sheep resting in foreground and sea in background.
    Jun 26 2019 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

    JUN 26 Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler

    No Reservations Required. Our gallery talk series continues with a discussion led by NMWA Senior Educator Adrienne L. Gayoso.
  • Close-up of a colorful accordion artist book
    Jun 22 2019 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

    Scout Program: Cadette Girl Scouts’ Book Artist Badge Program

    REGISTRATION CLOSED. Learn about book anatomy, make your own artist’s books, and earn your Girl Scout Cadette Book Artist Badge.
  • An assortment of items including cedar objects, drawings, photographs and tools hanging on a wall.
    Jun 19 2019 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

    JUN 19 Gallery Talk: Ursula von Rydingsvard

    No Reservations Required. NMWA Associate Educator Ashley W. Harris leads this 30-minute thematic gallery talk.
National Museum of Women in the Arts